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  • Ron Howard to Direct New Beatles Doc Focusing on Band's Early Years

    Ron Howard to Direct New Beatles Doc Focusing on Band's Early Years | ARTICLE

    When Ron Howard was 9 years old, he was already a national television star on The Andy Griffith Show – and there was only one thing he wanted for his next birthday. "The gift that I was...

    July 16, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • 'Weird Al Is Hitler': Derek Waters on 'Drunk History's New Season

    'Weird Al Is Hitler': Derek Waters on 'Drunk History's New Season | ARTICLE

    Contrary to popular belief, Derek Waters – the mastermind behind the Comedy Central show Drunk History — does not always take his work home with him. "People usually think I'm drunk, but it's just how I talk," says the...

    July 1, 2014 9:30 AM ET
  • Girl Talk and Freeway Explain 'Broken Ankles' and Being Brutal

    Girl Talk and Freeway Explain 'Broken Ankles' and Being Brutal | ARTICLE

    When Gregg Gillis, better known as the mash-up artist Girl Talk, stepped into Philadelphia's famous Sigma Sound Studios last year, he was already nervous to begin his first collaborative album – and the day only confirmed his worst...

    April 18, 2014 11:35 AM ET
  • Do the Evolution: 5 Insights From Ovation's Pearl Jam Doc

    Do the Evolution: 5 Insights From Ovation's Pearl Jam Doc | ARTICLE

    One year shy of their 25th anniversary together, Pearl Jam is still a fondly and ferociously debated topic among rock fans. Some still consider them to be Seattle-scene sellouts (a faction that famously included Kurt Cobain, until he...

    March 31, 2014 11:20 AM ET
  • Diplo and The Clash's Jones, Simonon Talk Unlikely 'Hero' Collabo

    Diplo and The Clash's Jones, Simonon Talk Unlikely 'Hero' Collabo | ARTICLE

    Turns out Mick Jones, the genre-melding singer/guitarist of the Clash, boasts some fashion ingenuity, too. "If your sneakers get old, you put them in the freezer," the London Calling legend...

    March 10, 2014 12:05 PM ET
  • Tori Amos to Get 'Unrepentant' on New Album

    Tori Amos to Get 'Unrepentant' on New Album | ARTICLE

    Fourteen albums in, Tori Amos is still finding inspiration wherever she looks. The prolific singer-songwriter is set to release her next studio album, Unrepentant Geraldines, on May 13th on Mercury Classics as well...

    February 19, 2014 9:00 AM ET
  • Jimmy Fallon Says Goodbye to 'Late Night' With Help From the Muppets

    Jimmy Fallon Says Goodbye to 'Late Night' With Help From the Muppets | ARTICLE

    After 969 episodes, 10,000 monologue jokes and one on-camera upchuck by Questlove, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon had no shortage of material to reflect upon during its final episode. Yet last night, its happy host summed...

    February 8, 2014 10:59 AM ET
  • Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera Drop 'Do What U Want’

    Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera Drop 'Do What U Want’ | ARTICLE

    Lady Gaga and Christina Aguilera have taken their "Do What U Want" collaboration one step further and released an official version of the reinterpreted Artpop single. Their duet – on which Aguilera replaces original...

    January 2, 2014 12:30 PM ET
  • Spider-Man Brawls in NYC

    Spider-Man Brawls in NYC | VIDEO

    Times Square tourists get more than they bargained for in a new teaser clip for The Amazing Spider-Man 2, which finds Spidey battling his nemesis Electro (Jamie Foxx) at the neon landmark. The new, minute-long teaser was unveiled...

    January 2, 2014 9:30 AM ET
  • Is Courtney Love Reuniting Hole?

    Is Courtney Love Reuniting Hole? | ARTICLE

    Are Courtney Love and Hole ready to live through another reunion? A new photo suggests they are. The alt-rockers led by Love – who rose to fame in the early Nineties with their debut, Pretty on the...

    December 30, 2013 12:25 PM ET
  • Ani DiFranco Cancels Artist Retreat at Former Slave Plantation

    Ani DiFranco Cancels Artist Retreat at Former Slave Plantation | ARTICLE

    After much public protest, Ani DiFranco has canceled her artist retreat at a former slave plantation. The singer-songwriter initially planned her "Righteous Retreat," a four-day songwriting and creativity workshop, to be held at the Nottoway Plantation and Resort...

    December 30, 2013 11:15 AM ET
  • Beyonce Recorded 80 Songs for Visual Album

    Beyonce Recorded 80 Songs for Visual Album | VIDEO

    Beyoncé's visual album may have surprised the world when it dropped two weeks ago, but it was hardly an overnight effort. "When I started picking the songs that I gravitated towards – because I recorded...

    December 30, 2013 10:05 AM ET
  • Rapper Kayo Redd, Waka Flocka Flame's Younger Brother, Dead

    Rapper Kayo Redd, Waka Flocka Flame's Younger Brother, Dead | ARTICLE

    Rapper Kayo Redd, younger brother of hip-hop star Waka Flocka Flame, died yesterday in Atlanta. Redd recently released a mixtape, Redd Kisses, and promoted it just hours before he died. The cause of his death has...

    December 30, 2013 8:55 AM ET
  • Strokes Guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. Gets Married

    Strokes Guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr. Gets Married | ARTICLE

    Albert Hammond, Jr. is a married man. The Strokes guitarist and solo singer-songwriter announced on Twitter this week that he'd married his girlfriend, Justyna Sroka. He also reported delightedly that his new wife had taken his entire...

    December 27, 2013 11:15 AM ET
  • Jarvis Cocker Leaving BBC Radio Program for One Year

    Jarvis Cocker Leaving BBC Radio Program for One Year | ARTICLE

    Jarvis Cocker is moving on to greener pastures – for the next year, at least. The Pulp frontman told England's RadioTimes that he will take an extended leave from his eclectic BBC Radio 6 Music show,

    December 27, 2013 9:15 AM ET
  • Is Justin Bieber Retiring?

    Is Justin Bieber Retiring? | ARTICLE

    Is Justin Bieber ditching the music industry? The 19-year-old Canadian pop star said as much on Christmas Eve, tweeting, "My beloved beliebers I'm officially retiring," which supported a similar statement he made during a recent...

    December 26, 2013 8:45 AM ET
  • Kanye West Sued by Former Child Star for 'Bound 2' Sample

    Kanye West Sued by Former Child Star for 'Bound 2' Sample | ARTICLE

    A former child soul singer claims that Kanye West is "Bound 2" pay up for sampling his voice without permission. Ricky Spicer, 56, filed a suit yesterday in Manhattan Supreme Court that accused the rapper of using his...

    December 24, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Hannah Catches a Break in 'Girls' Trailer

    Hannah Catches a Break in 'Girls' Trailer | VIDEO

    The maladroits of Girls take even more hesitant steps toward adulthood in a new trailer for the upcoming third season of the HBO comedy. In keeping with the first teaser clip released last month – in...

    December 23, 2013 2:15 PM ET
  • Beyonce Wraps 'Mrs. Carter' Tour With High-Flying Decadence

    Beyonce Wraps 'Mrs. Carter' Tour With High-Flying Decadence | ARTICLE

    "I want to celebrate tonight – are you ready to celebrate?" Beyoncé told her sold-out crowd in Brooklyn on Sunday night, grinning at the resulting shrieks. "This is not the show to be cool; I want you...

    December 23, 2013 11:40 AM ET
  • Pussy Riot Members Released From Prison, Slam Russian Government

    Pussy Riot Members Released From Prison, Slam Russian Government | ARTICLE

    After nearly two years behind bars and much international outcry on their behalf, the two imprisoned members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot were released from Russian jail this morning. They had been serving a two-year...

    December 23, 2013 10:05 AM ET
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